spam collection mystery in evoloution
On Fri, 2007-12-14 at 02:03 +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-12-13 at 08:09 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > Since f7 evolution has really been efficient in separating out spam
> > from my mail stream. Maybe I nnow get one spam message a week at
> > maximum not i the junk folder. In fact it is to efficient. There is a
> > regular poster to fedora-list that always has his messages put in
> > junk.
> > Up to now I can't alter this behavior. Anyone have any suggestions?
> Is yours using spam assassin to do the filtering? Do you keep spam
> assassin up to date?
Yes I do but it is used somehow internally by evolution. spamd does not
have to be running.
> See the sa-update man file. I'm not sure if it's still the case, but
> you ran that command daily to update the filtering rules from the spam
> assassin website. It wasn't kept up to date by using yum.
> I haven't used spam assassin for ages, since I find it a pain. But do
> you have a "this is not junk" button in the junk mail folder in
> Evolution, and does it reprogram the rules accordingly?
I have a this is not junk button but that does not do anything that I
can see. Traditionally spamassassin was controlled by commands in the
~/.spamassassin/user_prefs file. The databases get updated so that seems
to be doing something but nothing else in the user_prefs file seems to
The real question is how does evolution use spamassassin?
> (This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's
> important to the thread.)
> Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored.
> I read messages from the public lists.
does your DRESSING ROOM have enough ASPARAGUS?
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: email@example.com
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